Two Alone

I kissed you last night
In my dreams
And you kissed me
With warmth, and sadness
And compassion and loss
Understanding that together
We could look at the abyss
Feel the abyss, contemplate it
But not get drawn in.
That was a dream.
When I see you again
You will look into my eyes
And smile that smile
Yet hold me at arms length
With an invisible wall,
Protecting yourself;
You will smile and say,
"I'd love to
"But I can't today,

"I'm too busy today"
As you have
So many times before.
And I'm just another customer
And we're both
Still lost and alone.

Poetry by Nancy Sikora
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Written on 2015-10-17 at 21:49

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Aww. Heart is aching for you and all.

Jamsbo Rockda The PoetBay support member heart!
Direct and understanding of the situation. The "another customer" suggestion says it all.

Chaucer Whethers The PoetBay support member heart!
"another customer"
a connotation with real texture.

Simply yet powerfully said, embellishment would only diminish it . . . something most everyone can relate to.

josephus The PoetBay support member heart!
A powerful intimate and painful revelation very carefully crafted. Well written, Nancy. Welcome back!


A lovely poem rich in pathos and depth:)

Mick Bean